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The Port of Houston Authority has selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. to design the first phase of a new rail line to the port’s Bayport terminal.

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Additional details have been released about a plan, reported last week, to create a “gray” chassis pool that will allow free interchange of chassis throughout the Port of New York and New Jersey.
The CEOs of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma have urged President Obama to assign a federal monitor to help settle a West Coast longshoremen’s contract dispute that the port officials said is having a...
U.S. Federal Maritime Commission staff is looking into ocean carriers’ renewed plans to implement West Coast port congestion surcharges, FMC Chairman Mario Cordero said today.
Truckers are complaining about a tariff change that restricts their ability to collect detention payments for excessive wait times and subjects them to $50 fees for avoidable trouble-window visits at...
Maher Terminals has ordered eight additional straddle carriers for operation at its terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
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West Coast states would be hit hardest if their ports are shut by a longshore strike or lockout, but the most severe impact would be longer-term, according to maritime economist John C. Martin.
A federal judge has refused to block the next phase of a multiyear increase in tolls for bridges used by trucks and cars crossing waterways between New York and New Jersey.
chassis at Maher Terminals in New York
Industry officials in the Port of New York and New Jersey have agreed on a plan to create a “gray” chassis pool that would allow truckers to freely interchange chassis throughout the port as soon as...
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved $2.42 million to continue a four-year-old program to help port truckers replace older, higher-polluting vehicles with newer, cleaner burning...
Representatives of global dockworkers’ unions pledged “active solidarity” to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and questioned the Pacific Maritime Association’s willingness to reach a...